Elisabete celebrates her 25-year on stage at Teatro Sao Carlos
Elisabete has celebrated her 25 years on stage at home. Teatro Nacional Sao Carlos, in Lisbon, has offered a concert with its Orchestra and choir performing works of Puccini (La Fanciulla del west and Turandot), Verdi (Macbeth) and Massenet (Le Cid).
In this concert Elisabete has been accompanied by Juan Pons, Aquiles Machado, Dora Rodrigues, Elvira Ferreira, Sónia Alcobaça, Sofia Pinto, Carlos Guilherme and Francisco Reis. Conductor will be Miquel Ortega and has also be accompanied on one piano piece by Enza Ferrari.
For more information visit the Sao Carlos section of this site.
Palau de Les Arts Les Troyens DVD available for preorder now!
C Major label has produced a DVD of Berlioz´s Les Troyens, recorded live at Palau Les Arts of Valencia and starring Elisabete Matos as Cassandre, Daniela Barcellona as Didon and Lance Ryan as Ènèe. Other singers are Giorgio Giuseppini (Panthée), Gabriele Viviani (Chorebe), Stephen Milling (Narbal) Eric Cutler (Iopas), Dmitri Voropaev (Hylas), Zlata Bulicheva (Anna), Askar Abdrazaov (Priam) and Oksana Shilvoa (Ascagne). All conducted by the great maestro Valery Gergiev and with the regie of Carles Pedrissa and La Fura des Baus. The DVD is available for preorder here; click here for a trailer of the video.
Elisabete Matos debut in Wien as Abigaille on January 2013
On January 20 Elisabete Matos has debuted at the Vienna State Opera with the role of Abigaille. With her, Andrzej Dobber singing Nabucco, Michele Pertusi as Zaccaria and Marian Talaba as Ismaele. Jesús López Cobos conducted. For more information, click here. You can also read this interview about the feellings os the singer when she sung Abigaille last September with Leo Nucci.
Elisabete has sung Senta in Los Angeles Opera on March 2013
On March 13 (and days 9, 17, 21, 24, 27 and 30), Elisabete sang the mail role of The Flying Dutchman at Los Angeles Opera conducted by James Conlon. It has been her debut in this historic theater. Beside her on stage Tómas Tómasson as the Dutchman, Jay Hunter Morris as Erik, James Creswell as Daland, Matthew Plenk As Steersman and Ronnita Nicole Miller as Mary.
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